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    Knee Armour Too Low - My Solution
    on: April 11, 2022, 09:09:41 pm
    April 11, 2022, 09:09:41 pm
    I have an issue with knee armour sitting too low in my riding trousers and read a lot of reviews on new trousers with the same comments - looking for a solution i have now bought some velcro straps, i pop these around my trousers below the knee armour to keep it raised in the correct position ... it works a treat ..

    https://www.mdnsupplies.co.uk/shop/one-wrap-strap.html

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    Re: Knee Armour Too Low - My Solution
    Reply #1 on: April 12, 2022, 07:58:53 am
    April 12, 2022, 07:58:53 am
    I have the same problem. Some years back I bought a 2 piece set of leathers and the trousers were too long, I took them to "Leather Man Dave" (Bradford, West Yorkshire) He said the problem is from the hip to the knee, not the length of the trousers.

    Anyway, he unpicked them at the knee, took 40mm off the hip to knee section and put them back together, hey presto, knee pads in their correct place, perfect length in the leg. They were so good and comfortable I kept them for nearly 10 years.

    Dave was so good, if you bought Hien Gericke gear and he did any alterations they would keep the guarantee.. :046:

    So, not the easiest or cheapest solution but If you buy expensive gear and intend to keep it a while, it's worth considering.  :028:

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    Re: Knee Armour Too Low - My Solution
    Reply #2 on: April 12, 2022, 09:44:32 am
    April 12, 2022, 09:44:32 am
    Good ideas Gentlemen. Thanks for sharing. I find that knee pads ride up (especially if no stretch panel at knee) - even if they start too low.  :012:

     



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